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Trojan Soccer showing signs of progress

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer team entered the week of April 10 with a 4-4 record and solid position in district. Head Coach William Carter knew his Trojans were be tested during the week traveling to Brighton and welcoming the Southwind Jaguars to town. The road game at Brighton was action-packed with […]

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Griffin inducted into Union Hall of Fame

Star Staff Reports Otis F. Griffin was born in Charleston, to Otis M. and Edna Faulk Griffin. Soon thereafter, they moved to Rosemark, where he attended grammar school. The friends he made at Rosemark remain his close friends today. After Rosemark, he attended Bolton High School, where he was an outstanding basketball player, as evidenced […]

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Munford Cougar Austin Perry slides across home plate last in Brighton in front of Cardinal pitcher Brett Wilkins.

Cougars earn sweep of rival Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his first year with the Munford Cougars, Scotty Yount has preached the simple philosophy to his players of taking care of the little things while worrying about self. That mindset came in handy April 10 on the Brighton Baseball Field with the game tied 2-2 after one inning of action. […]

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Centerpiece: Brighotn Helton earns his spot at Bethel

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brayden Helton took to his usual position this morning. But instead of the football field, when Helton took to the center of the formation he was holding a pen – not a football. Brighton Cardinals Head Football Coach Robin Jacobs has trusted Helton the last three years to hike the ball […]

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Marquisha Sanders signing

Millington’s Sanders heading to CBU Softball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time in her Millington Central High School coaching career, Whitney Horton hosted a signing ceremony. The second-year skipper of the Lady Trojans helped senior Marquisha Sanders celebrate her signing to Christian Brother University. Sanders was joined by her family mother Mekeshia, siblings Keundra, Tyeisha and Chris, nephew Zayne […]

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Lady Trojan pitcher Jessie Strickland toss the ball to first baseman Tazerria House Friday evening to record a MHEA out.

Roller coaster week for Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Softball’s roller coaster ride took the Millington Lady Trojans on some extreme highs and a couple of deep lows this past week. The Lady Trojans finished the week of April 3-7 with a 15-4 victory over MHEA at Miles Park. Millington traveled to Haywood County Tuesday night and dominated winning 11-0 […]

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Showcase of arms in Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Monday night district games are a perfect time for high school baseball fans to make a trip out to the ballpark. Normally a head coach will employ his best pitcher to take the mound. On April 3 the District 13-3A matchup between the Dyer County Choctaws and Brighton Cardinals set up […]

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Blast Off! Brighton win slugfest in Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars are swinging hot bats. And the upward trend continued last Thursday night at the Munford Softball Field with Lady Cougars Kayla Reed and Kelsey Frizzell jacking home runs. But those blasts were not enough to overcome the Brighton Lady Cardinals. Behind solid all around hitting, the Lady […]

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The Adams Family

Taking a break from the action between the Ripley Tigers and Millington Trojans March 28, cousins Lennen Adams (7 months), Sadie Adams (9) and Zaylee Adams (2) pose for a picture. Sadie and Zaylee joined by their parents watch their uncle Zane coach the Trojans in district action last week. Lennen is the first child […]

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Brighton’s Brayden Helton heading to Bethel

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brayden Helton took to his usual position this morning. But instead of the football field, when Helton took to the center of the formation he was holding a pen – not a football. Brighton Cardinals Head Football Coach Robin Jacobs has trusted Helton the last three years to hike the ball […]

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